Meat-Free Scotch Broth

150 Calories

per portion - serves 6

A meat-free Scotch Broth type of soup/stew that is true comfort food with very few calories, and lots of your five-a-day in one bowl!



  • 1 leek (trimmed, washed and cut into small rounds including the green top)
  • 4 carrots (peeled and cut into small rounds)
  • 400g potatoes (peeled and cut into small dice)
  • 2 medium onions (peeled and diced)
  • 1/2 tin (200g) of tinned tomatoes (chopped)
  • 2 sticks of celery (washed, trimmed and cut into small rounds)
  • 2 medium cloves garlic (peeled and minced)
  • 50g red lentils
  • 50g pearl barley
  • 1 vegetable stock cube (I used Knorr Vegetable Stock Cube Less Salt)
  • 1 teaspoon mixed dried herbs
  • salt and pepper to taste